For over a decade, Shelby Odessa has traveled both near and far documenting weddings that bring to life the adventurous love of her couples. Capturing cherished moments in an honest and natural way reflects the beauty and joy of these mountain-top moments. With a blend of romantic portraiture and documentary candids, you'll inherit timeless heirlooms that reflect you at the heart of it all.

behind the lens


Crafting images that reflect your most treasured moments back to you with natural beauty, joy and authenticity.

My sincere hope is that you can experience your day filled to the brim with light, joy and radiant beauty. I hope to set your heart at ease and serve you in a way that lets you be fully present for all of the moments - both big and small. Getting to know each other is simply step one and I'm so looking forward to it! 

"She was our biggest cheerleader and after seeing her photos I'm entirely convinced she's a magician."

Jen, bride from hawaii

 "It is a rarity to find someone who is exceptional at directing, capturing, editing and doing it all with professionalism and a healthy dose of genuine fun!"

LISA, bride from OHIO

If you want a photographer who will make you make you feel special, relaxed, and look like a dream on your big day—Shelby is definitely your girl!

EVELYN, bride from OHIO

"We genuinely love every picture we received back! She made us so comfortable in front of the camera and allowed us to be ourselves!

Taylor, bride from ohio

 "Practically every guest commented on how wonderful and kind she is and how her photos are the most incredible they've ever seen."

ALYSSA, bride from JAMAICA

at work


Enjoy the wedding planning process and experience by assembling a top-notch team of vendors. No day-of stress allows you to soak in the moments and feel the emotions. The payoff? Authentic memories and stunning photos. 

Free PDF guide to craft your perfect team.

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